The table below looks at the statistics for TopLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle TopLink
Rank 133 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TopLink 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
678 772 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.57% 27.98% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 404 266
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TopLink across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

TopLink Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

TopLink
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TopLink across the Scotland region.

TopLink Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

TopLink
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TopLink within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 5 £325 -
TopLink
UK

TopLink
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing TopLink also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TopLink.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) JDeveloper
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) E-business
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g

TopLink
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing TopLink also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TopLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (40.00%) E-business
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle